A&E at a glance
KDNK brings back the Women’s Arm Wrestling Death Match today at Phat Thai in Carbondale. Hailed by some as an experience not to miss, Women’s Arm Wrestling is open to women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Gordon Saucepan and Mr. Vail Presents host the evening with their usual sense of style, music and competition. Look for Dee Stroyer, Birthday Girl, Windshield Wiper and more to go up against reigning queen, The Croatian Princess. Follow the action up close or on flat-screen TV. Registration to compete begins at 9 p.m. Games begin at 10. All proceeds benefit KDNK Community Radio. For more information stay tuned to KDNK at 88.1, 88.3 or 88.5 or http://www.kdnk.org, or call 963-0139.
Members of the Roaring Fork High School’s Class of 1996 are joining for an informal 10-year reunion during the 35th annual Mountain Fair at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 29, in Carbondale. Class of 1996 graduates, their friends and family, as well as graduates of classes of 1995 and 1997 are invited to meet at the Mountain Fair beer tent in Sopris Park. Contact Andrea Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Valley businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the Basalt River Days parade scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. Take part with a scooter or skateboard brigade, ride your decorated bike, enter a float or bring your band. Roaring Fork Real Estate hosts a bike decorating party at 10 a.m. For more information and entries, call 927-4031.
Kids county-wide are gearing up for the Garfield County Fair August 4-13. Many have early events to prepare for the fair. The public is invited to visit the Rifle Sportsman’s Range at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday to watch 4-H members compete in .22-caliber, archery and shotgun shooting events. For more information, call 625-3969.
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